Lalitha Ranjani

Madurai’s first Olympian C Thirugnanadurai relives Sydney journey

A native of Usilampatti in Madurai district, Durai, the second son of a government school teacher couple, wanted to become a sportsman since his school days.

27 Jul 2021

Madurai: Biriyani offer misfires, crowd gets out of hand

What was planned to encourage numismatics ended up in chaos as scores of biriyani lovers thronged a restaurant at Sellur, violating Covid protocols on Wednesday. 

22 Jul 2021

2026 deadline fixed for completing Madurai AIIMS construction

Taking note of the delay in starting the project, the AIIMS Institute Body has set a deadline to complete the works by 2026, the MP added.

17 Jul 2021

Nine Delta Plus Covid variant cases in TN

Nine cases of Delta Plus variant of Covid have been reported in TN. It includes four in Chennai, three from Tiruvallur, one from Kancheepuram and a deceased patient from Madurai.

26 Jun 2021

Tamil Nadu: International travellers who got Covishield first jab can now breathe easy

Accordingly, 76 designated government vaccination centres across TN are now equipped with the facility to register and issue COVID vaccine certificates.

21 Jun 2021

11 kids diagnosed with MIS-C at Madurai hospital

Steady increase in these conditions indicates dire need for reviving post-Covid clinics that have gone defunct

17 Jun 2021

Short Covisheld supply puts international flyers in a fix in TN

The letter said State governments should designate a competent authority in each district to grant permission in such cases.

15 Jun 2021

New system to book vaccine slots succumbs to overwhelming traffic in Madurai

The tele-registration system by GRH management in association with the civic society ‘Covid-free Madurai’ helps in pre-booking slots to take the vaccine at the centre.

07 Jun 2021

Operation Self-reliance: Madurai GHs to produce their own medical oxygen

Finance Minister and Madurai Central MLA PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan said that it was a long-needed change. Revamping the medical infrastructure in the district would help in future too.

04 Jun 2021

Medical education in dire straits with COVID-induced lockdown

As medical courses moves online, experts feel doctors graduating in the Covid-19 era will miss out on clinical skills that make their education complete. Will this result in a dearth of human touch in

16 May 2021

12-hour shift draining us: Madurai GRH nurses

“What’s worse, during monthly periods, nurses could not change their sanitary pads for half a day, until they complete the duty and remove the PPE suits,” she said.

02 May 2021

Photo actor Vivekh was searching for 38 years found at last after his death

After sourcing it from a friend working in BSNL, veteran journalist Jenraam took to social media to share the photo that the comedian-activist had wanted to see when they last met

17 Apr 2021

Rise, fall and again rise: Covid’s roller-coaster ride in Madurai

After a gap of nearly eight months, the daily infection tally in the district breached the 200-mark on Monday 

14 Apr 2021

2,100 voters from Tamil Nadu village boycott polls after closure of railway gate

Local sources said only eight votes were polled in the village till noon, including that of six polling personnel and DMDK candidate M Selvi

06 Apr 2021

Diphtheria positive cases account for 20% of sample tested 

Former Director of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Dr K Kolandaswamy said that the disease majorly affects children and in some cases, young adults aged till 25.

31 Mar 2021